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Alaska State Sen. Elvi Gray-Jackson (D-Anchorage) (Courtesy photo)

Alaska Voices: A new hope For young Alaska families

Being a young Alaskan parent, finding affordable childcare was extremely difficult.

Alaska State Sen. Elvi Gray-Jackson (D-Anchorage) (Courtesy photo)
Alaska Chief Medical Officer Anne Zink, M.D., left, meets Homer Mayor Ken Castner, right, at a meet-and-greet on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at the Homer Public Health Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)

Opinion: Alaskans must work together to support in-person learning

We now have effective tools to slow the spread of COVID-19, or at least to reduce its impact on an infected person.

Alaska Chief Medical Officer Anne Zink, M.D., left, meets Homer Mayor Ken Castner, right, at a meet-and-greet on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at the Homer Public Health Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy outlines new measures the state will undertake to tackle sexual assault during a press conference streamed live from the Alaska Department of Public Safety Crime Lab in Anchorage on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. (Screenshot)

A much-needed step forward on accountability, justice

Sweeping changes will undoubtedly result in increased offender accountability and community safety.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy outlines new measures the state will undertake to tackle sexual assault during a press conference streamed live from the Alaska Department of Public Safety Crime Lab in Anchorage on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. (Screenshot)
A group photo of the campers after a digital scavenger hunt in Get Out and Get Dirty Camp. (Photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Refuge Notebook: And just like that, I was in full camp mode

Meredith Baker Kenai National Wildlife Refuge As a child, being outdoors was a huge part of my life. Some of my favorite memories are those… Continue reading

A group photo of the campers after a digital scavenger hunt in Get Out and Get Dirty Camp. (Photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
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Minister’s Message: A living faith produces Integrity

Most people are tempted at one time or another to compromise their integrity.

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Officer Victor Dillon speaks with KPBSD Director of Secondary Education Tony Graham at the George A. Navarre Borough Admin building on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Voices of the Peninsula: A letter to the superintendent, school board

Make the wearing of masks part of the dress code for all of our schools in our district until we can get the virus under control.

Officer Victor Dillon speaks with KPBSD Director of Secondary Education Tony Graham at the George A. Navarre Borough Admin building on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)